Jul 8, 2014

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (see last year’s top 100 here). It’s hard to believe we’re already half way through 2014, I can’t wait to see what treasures rest of the…

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Jul 8, 2014

A “Fast Moving Short Film” Tour of Barcelona

A “Fast Moving Short Film” Tour of Barcelona

BARCELONA in Flow-Motion is a ‘fast moving short film’ by Rob Whitworth. The film uses a technique known as hyperlapse to take you around the iconic Spanish city. A hyperlapse is an exposure technique in time-lapse photography in which the position of the camera is being changed between each exposure in order to create…

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Jul 8, 2014

This Guy Put Wheels on a Pallet and Rode Down an Entire Tram Track

This Guy Put Wheels on a Pallet and Rode Down an Entire Tram Track

Tomáš Moravec affixed a set of wheels onto a wooden pallet and proceeded to ride down an entire tram track in Bratislava, Slovakia. The mischievous feat was accomplished back in 2008 but the video only recently resurfaced thanks to a recent reddit post which netted the relatively obscure video over 500,000 views in less…

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Jul 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Thomas the Tank Engine Spotted in Japan

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Thomas the Tank Engine Spotted in Japan

Photograph by AFP via International Business Times A life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine was spotted in the mountains of Japan, west of Tokyo and near the city of Shimada in Shizuoka prefecture. The steam engine replica belongs to the Oigawa Railway. The company is famous for its old-fashioned steam locomotives which carry passengers through…

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Jul 7, 2014

Underwater Photos of Dogs Fetching Balls

Underwater Photos of Dogs Fetching Balls

Seth Casteel, whose series of underwater photos of dogs fetching their ball first went viral in 2012 has continued to delight as the series extends with Casteel’s latest book, Underwater Puppies, set to release later this year. Casteel continues to share hilarious underwater photos on his wildly popular Facebook and Instagram pages. Prints are…

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Jul 7, 2014

An Artist Drew These With Just A Pencil

An Artist Drew These With Just A Pencil

Can you believe these were drawn with just a pencil? Paul Stowe is an artist currently based out of Shanghai, China. The artist is well-known on deviantART where he goes by the moniker Paul-Shanghai. Stowe uses a combination of traditional and mechanical pencils along with erasers, blending stumps/sticks and tissue to create his hyperrealistic…

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Jul 7, 2014

Incredible Footage Captures Two Planes Almost Collide in Barcelona. Skilled Pilot Saves Day

Incredible Footage Captures Two Planes Almost Collide in Barcelona. Skilled Pilot Saves Day

This past weekend, videographer Miguel Ángel captured a heart-stopping moment of two passenger planes narrowly avoiding a catastrophic collision at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport. An UTair Boeing 767-300 (VQ-BSX) incoming from Moscow was about to land just as an Aerolíneas Argentinas Airbus A340-300 (LV-FPV) was taxiing across the runway. The quick-thinking pilot of the…

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